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Amazon's One-Hour Booze Delivery; Chick-fil-A Hands Out 6,500 Free Sandwiches

Plus, a 121-year-old bottle of whiskey. —To create buzz for its first NYC location outside of an NYU dining hall, Georgia-based chicken chain Chick-fil-A handed out 6,500 free sandwiches in New York City yesterday. The New York City location is slated to open October 3 and it will be the largest output of the restaurant in the country. Show More Summary

Brandy: A Beginner's Guide

An introduction to brandy. Think that all brandy is Cognac? Or that all brandy is French, made from grapes and sipped from snifters? Far from it. According to the latest statistics from DISCUS (the Distilled Spirits Council of the United...Show More Summary

A Modern Day Genius Invented a Lock for Your Nutella Stash

It requires two keys to unlock. Don't like sharing your Nutella? (Who does?) Here is some good news for you: Daniel Schlobloch, a German furniture designer, has come up with a clever way to prevent people from dipping into your prized chocolate-hazelnut spread. Show More Summary

Beer O’clock, Cat Cafe, Hangry, and More Words Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

It's almost wine o'clock. Today, about a dozen new words were added to the Oxford English Dictionary. A perennial zeitgeist, the dictionary has added food words like banh mi, California roll, and doughnut hole in years past. This year's list includes the terms awesomesauce as well as weak sauce, and eight other food- or restaurant-related words. Show More Summary

McDonald's Drops Chicken Supplier Over Animal Torture Footage

Video footage showed farm workers "clubbing" chickens to death. McDonald's is taking a page out of Chipotle's playbook and cutting ties with one of its suppliers after evidence surfaced that the vendor was engaging in cruel and inhumane practices. Show More Summary

The Donald Trump Burger Is the Hero America Deserves

Too bad it's only available in London. An London burger restaurant is serving a burger inspired by presidential hopeful/red cup designer Donald Trump, but it's not exactly a compliment. According to the Evening Standard, Lucky Chip has...Show More Summary

Big Chipotle Fan Big Sean Receives Big Gift Card

It involves free burritos. Hip hop artist Big Sean is a big fan of Chipotle and revealed in June that he eats at the chain every day. So Chipotle decided to reward the musician for his loyalty by giving Big Sean — a big celebrity with a big bank account who can easily afford to buy Chipotle everyday — a big present. Show More Summary

SPONSORED: The Ultimate Beach Weekend: Watch Hill, Rhode Island

Escaping the city for the sand is a necessity in the summer. While New Yorkers have no problem bearing crowds for brunch, it's best to avoid the herd when taking a trip to the beach. Instead of heading the Hamptons or Montauk, follow the road (somewhat) less travelled to the pristine sands of Rhode Island. Show More Summary

Millennials Love Fancy Coffee Beans; Metal Band Anvil Creates Coffee Line

Plus, the bean that results in $11 cups of coffee. — Millennials like fancy coffee. Dave Burwick, the CEO of coffee chain Peet's Coffee tells Reuters that millennial-aged consumers are "driving a shift in coffee consumption away from...Show More Summary

The 17 Most Anticipated Food Halls in the USA

Food halls continue to sweep the nation. The food hall boom is in full swing. A far cry from the suburban shopping mall food courts that hit their stride in the 1970s and are now falling into decline, these multi-faceted, typically indoor...Show More Summary

We're Living in the Golden Age of American Ginger Beer

How ginger ale and ginger beer have become the darlings of the modern craft soda boom. In this age of clickbait-happy internet culture, we’ve all endured the terrifying (viral) horror stories about unwanted entities finding their way...Show More Summary

Subway Faces Pressure to Serve Antibiotic-Free Meats

An environmental group is turning up the heat. The Natural Resources Defense Council, which works to "protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment," is taking Subway to task. The NRDC wants the sandwich giant...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Declares He Will No Longer Eat Oreos

Plus, Oscar Mayer recalls turkey bacon, and Waitrose names the best restaurant in the U.K. — There has never been a better excuse to stick with the real stuff: Kraft is recalling more than two million pounds — yes, million — of its Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon. Show More Summary

Facebook's New Virtual Assistant Will Make Restaurant Reservations For You

It will also book you an Uber to the restaurant. Facebook wants to make restaurant reservations for you. According to Wired, the tech company has launched its version of a virtual assistant — similar to Apple's Siri — called M. Currently...Show More Summary

Turns Out You Can't Copyright a Chicken Sandwich

One man definitely tried though. The Cronut may be copyrightable, but a chicken sandwich definitely is not. According to Fortune, a gutsy former employee of a fried chicken franchise claimed that he was entitled to a "percentage of profits...Show More Summary

Ask a Somm: Is Young Barolo Ever Good?

Welcome to Ask a Somm, a column in which experts from across the country answer questions about wine. Wondering about a bottle? Drop us a line. Italian-born Mauro Cirilli heads up drinks at San Francisco's Press Club wine lounge and Schroeder’s restaurant, splashing his lists with both local and international juice. Show More Summary

Paula Deen Is Joining Cast of Dancing With the Stars

What in the what. Disgraced former Food Network superstar and infamous butter-lover Paula Deen continues to mount her comeback. According to E! News, Deen is joining the cast of ABC's Dancing With the Stars. Though neither party hasShow More Summary

Restaurant-Themed Soap Opera 'Hungry' Coming to Fox

It will center around an ambitious chef who lands a "thankless job as a line cook" for a famous NYC chef. Brace, world, for you are soon getting a food-themed soap. According to Variety, Marti Noxon — the creator of Bravo's Girlfriends'...Show More Summary

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